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Max-Hermann "Anatol" Lücke
Nickname "Anatol"
Born (1920-06-02)June 2, 1920
Died 8 November 1943(1943-11-08) (aged 23)
Place of birth Schwartoldendorf
Place of death Mosyr, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?-1943
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit Jagdgeschwader 51
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Max-Hermann "Anatol" Lücke (2 June 1920 – 8 November 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During his career he was credited with 78 aerial victories. Max-Hermann Lücke was wounded on 23 October 1943, he died in hospital on 8 November 1943 and was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 6 April 1944.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 243.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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